2016 BURSARY INFORMATION
The Patroness of the League is the Blessed Virgin Mary under the title of ‘Our Lady of Good Counsel’.
2014 Provincial Convention
The Catholic Women’s League of Canada is a national organization rooted in gospel values calling its members to holiness through service to the people of God.
The Catholic Women’s League of Canada was organized nationally on June 17, 1920 and granted federal incorporation on December 12, 1923.
The League is officially recognized by the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops (CCCB) as a lay association of women and is affiliated with the World Union of Catholic Women’s Organizations (WUCWO), a world-wide federation holding membership in the conference of International Catholic Organizations (ICO) and having consultative status with agencies of the United Nations.
MaterCare International (MCI)
is a group of Catholic
obstetricians and gynecologists . The organizations mission is to carry out the work of improving the lives and health of mothers and babies both born and unborn. Funding is desperately needed to keep a hospital running in the district of Isiolo, Kenya. Maternal deaths in Isiolo is the highest in Africa - 1 in 31 mothers die unnecessarily in childbirth.
CWL puts out a plea to donate go to www.matercare.org
or phone (709)579-6472.
Click link to read more: http://www.wucwo.org